Six Men-Dressed As Cops-Arrested For Staging Fake Raids

Onondaga County Sheriffs Deputies have arrested six men that claimed to be police officiers and raided homes in Central New York.The six men -dressed as police detectives- burst into homes and apartments of unsuspecting residents. They were armed with handguns and had handcuffs. They identified themselves as police officers, then they would search homes and steal money, drugs and anything they could find.Onondaga Undersheriff Warren Darby says they believe the men committed more than three Syracuse-area robberies, but the victims are afraid to report the home invasions because they might had had drugs in their homes.It’s unknown at this point if the men arrested this week in Onondaga County are connected to the Waterloo home invasion reported earlier this month.Denise Tetor says five men wearing SWAT-like costumes knocked on her door in the early morning hours on December 9th saying they were from the Sheriff’s Department, IRS, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. They knocked and banged on the door of Tetor’s Strong Road Home north of the village of Waterloo. Tetor and her boyfriend were handcuffed for about an hour as the men ransacked their home and sotlen a couple of thousand dollars that Tetor was going to deposit the next day for her antique business.


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